Youth Peace Camp 2023

4-11 July 2023 European Youth Centre Strasbourg

The Youth Peace Camp is taking place from 4 to 11 July 2023 and intends to support young people and youth organisations active in conflict transformation and peacebuilding by sharing educational resources, capacity-building networking possibilities to enhance young people’s role in peace and...

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TURNING 18 - Launching of guide to help young migrants and refugees in transition to adulthood

18 April 2023 European Youth Centre Strasbourg

This Council of Europe practical guide aimed at helping young migrants and refugees in their transition to adulthood was launched today in Strasbourg with the support of the Icelandic Presidency and the participation of Iceland’s Minister of Education and Children, Ásmundur Einar Daðason. ...

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Renewing Peace Education in intercultural youth activities

24-25 JANUARY 2023 European Youth Centre Strasbourg

This consultative meeting brought together 35 experts in peace education, peacebuilding and conflict transformation to review and renew key contents and approaches to peace education in the intercultural youth activities of the Council of Europe, be them organised at the European Youth Centres...

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The Democracy Agenda is the Peace Agenda

To learning conclusion arrived participants of the Youth Peace Camp Conference held in Strasbourg from 27 June to 1 July 2022. The conference brought together 33 young peacebuilders from conflict affected territories to add a dimension of peacebuilding and conflict transformation to the Youth...

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Local Youth Peace Camp in Azerbaijan

2 December 2021

The Local Youth Peace Camp 2021 was held from 30 October to 3 November in Baku. The aim of the project was to raise awareness of young people from conflict-affected regions of Azerbaijan on the field of peacebuilding, to explore peace-related concepts as well as to increase the participation of...

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Deadline for applications: Monday, 21 June 2021, 23:59 CET

LAST CALL: YOUTH PEACE WEEK 2021, apply now!

15 June 2021

The Youth Peace Week aims to empower young people and youth organisations from conflict affected regions by equipping them with competences and educational resources to enhance young people’s role and action for peace-building and conflict transformation. The Peace week will held from 30 June to...

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Youth Peace Week online

29 June 2020

The 2020 edition of the Youth Peace Camp has been postponed to 2021 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 disease. However, as an alternative, the Council of Europe decided to offer an online Youth Peace Week, a learning opportunity to bring together applicants and former participants of the Youth...

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Consultative Meeting - Supporting Young Refugees in Transition to Adulthood through Youth Work and Youth Policy

16-17 2020 online meeting

Online meeting 16-17 June 2020, 9:30 – 13:00 Purpose of the meeting The Youth Department organises this consultative meeting to identify, prioritise and further organise the ways to support the implementation of the measures proposed by the Recommendation CM/Rec(2019)4 through youth policy and...

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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Youth Peace Week 2020 - Online activity

12 June 2020

The Youth Peace Camp is a project initiated by the Council of Europe in 2003, to bring together young people from conflict regions and to support them in initiating dialogue and cooperation. The 2020 edition of the camp has been postponed to 2021 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 disease. As...

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Deadline for applications: 3 April 2020, 1 p.m. CET (midday)

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Youth Peace Camp 2020

16 March 2020

The Youth Peace Camp engages young people and youth organisations from conflict affected regions in dialogue and conflict transformation activities based on human rights education and intercultural learning during and after the camp. Objectives The main objectives (personal, organisational and...

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TAKING YOUNG REFUGEES SERIOUSLY

Report and presentations of the European reflection and discussion workshop available online! Youth work, volunteer work, sports activities are among the best answers to support young refugees ad migrants – newcomers in the city – to develop and expand their social networks. Social networks are...

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Taking young refugees and asylum seekers seriously Knowledge, policies and youth work practices

14 February 2020 Free University of Brussels, Belgium

European reflection and discussion workshop The European reflection and discussion workshop is organised as a follow up to the project Youth.Together, implemented by the Youth Department of the Council of Europe with financial support of the Flemish Department of Foreign Affairs. Youth.Together...

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Youth Peace Camp – support for follow-up projects in 2019

27 March 2019

In 2019 the Council of Europe is inviting former participants of recent Youth Peace Camps to collaborate on implementing their follow up projects. The idea behind is to ensure that the Youth Peace Camps make a difference on local and regional level and to make the efforts of young peacebuilder...

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Consultative Meeting "Intercultural Learning in the educational approaches and practices of the European Youth Centre"

4-6 December 2018 European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary

The consultative meeting sets out to discover and analyse different phases of the discourse on intercultural learning and non-formal education and the development of related educational practices in the past years till today, considering milestones such as the international youth year, the All...

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Deadline for applications: 13 April 2018, 13:00 p.m. CET

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Youth Peace Camp 2018

26 June-3 July 2018 European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary

The Youth Peace Camps were initiated by the Council of Europe in 2003, in cooperation with Europa Park in Rust, Germany, to bring together young people from conflict regions and to support them in initiating dialogue and cooperation. In the past years the peace camp project brought together...

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CONCLUSIONS - Summer School - Young refugees as actors for social inclusion and intercultural dialogue

27 August-3 September 2017 Braga, Portugal

Co-organised with the Global Platform for Syrian Students In cooperation with Kiron - Open Higher Education for Refugees and Voice of Young Refugees in Europe Braga Portugal, August 2017 Aims and Objectives of the Summer School The Summer School follows on the experience and proposals of the...

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